Richard Milford barn removed

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Richard Milford barn removed - to Barn on Draper Place Removed! Landmark Gone...
to Barn on Draper Place Removed! Landmark Gone A -landmark disappeared .this month when the barn on the old Draper farm, now owned by Shurtleff Shurtleff College, was torn down. The Draper tract'fronts on Worden avenue avenue and was acquired by ShurOeff a few years ago as the future.site of an athletic field. - *v,,.';?> '* "*j The big barn-that sits nearly a block east of Worden avenue had become a problem in the neighborhood neighborhood since it had not been in use. Tramps congregated there and built fires In the barn to keep, warm and for heating food. Many times rest- dents of the vicinity believed the barn was on fire. During the first few years that Shurtleff owned the Draper tract, Richard Milford," overseer of buildings buildings and grounds for the college, kept his herd of cows on the place and made use of the burn. ''Since Milford retired from his milk producing producing enterprise, the barn had been out of use. '

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 29 Aug 1938, Mon,
  3. Page 24

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